Adventure Sleepaway Camps


Located on 425-acres just 20-miles outside of Washington, DC, campers from around the world have enjoyed a true sleepaway camp experience with Adventure Links at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park!

our camps

Our Overnight Adventure Camps offer the chance for campers to experience a wide variety of adventure activities, while staying overnight in bunkhouses at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park. Located in Fairfax County, just 20 miles outside of Washington, D.C., our convenient location is the perfect setting for an adventure that remains convenient for a major metropolitan area. We are now offering a variety of Residential Activities that allow our campers to experience more of their favorite activities, including a multi week itinerary that will challenge even the most experienced adventurer!

One-Week Residential

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Grades 6th - 9th

Our one-week sleepaway camps offer campers the opportunity to immerse themselves in the sleep-away experience while participating in their favorite adventure activities. Whether you want to be on the water all week or crawling around in the area’s best caves, we have a camp that will provide loads of excitement, traditions, and new faces. A short list of what we can guarantee: good food, adventure, s’mores, and FUN.
Drop-off is between 8AM and 9AM on Monday, and pick-up is between 4PM and 5PM on Friday.
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Caving Focused
One-Week Residential

July 8th - July 12th

August 12th - August 16th

Ultimate Sampler
One-Week Residential

July 22nd - July 26th

Two-Week Residential

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Grades 8th - 10th

The two-week adventure camp offers campers the full spectrum of our adventure activities: caving, climbing, hiking, river tubing, paddling, mountain biking, and more. Two separate, short overnight trips will take them to beautiful Shenandoah National Park and the equally scenic Lake Moomaw, where campers will spend a couple nights camping and roasting marshmallows under the cover of mountains.

Drop-off is between 8AM and 9AM on Monday, and pick-up is between 4PM and 5PM on the last Friday. We invite parents and families looking to visit their campers to join us during our Family Day which takes place on the Saturday between the two weeks.

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Land & Water
Two-Week Residential

June 17th - June 28th

August 5th - August 16th




One-Week Adventure

$750 per session
  • Rising 6th-9th Graders
  • Choice of Caving Focused Water Focused or Ultimate Sampler Itinerary
  • Challenge Course with Zip Line
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Caving
  • Rock Climbing
  • Caving
  • Tie-dyes, Movie night & more
  • Accommodations in a Bunkhouse Cabin
  • All Meals, Snacks, & S'mores

Two-Week Adventure

$1425 per session
  • Rising 8th-10th Graders
  • Challenge Course with Zip Line
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Caving
  • Hiking & Camping
  • Rock Climbing
  • Accomodations in a Bunkhouse Cabin
  • All Meals, Snacks, & S'mores
  • Short Overnight Camping Trips

Included in All Programs

  • Transportation to and from the pickup location to the day's activity in new passenger vans
  • All necessary equipment for all activities
  • Personal flotation devices (life jackets) for all water-based activities and other personal protection equipment
  • Accommodations in bunkhouse cabins
  • All meals, snacks, and s'mores
  • An appreciation for the outdoors and our environment
  • Expert instruction in all activities by trained camp instructors who have all passed a criminal background check and undergo pre-employment and random drug screenings
  • The expertise of a company with 20 years experience in summer camps, outdoor education, and team building

"My daughter described activities with enthusiasm as she kept saying 'And then...' My daughter asked me the cost of the camp, when I told her, her response was 'That was worth it!' I have never seen my daughter so happy about a camp."

Elisabeth, Camp Parent

"Josh had a fantastic experience! He made new friends and was able to do so many different activities. He was a little wary about going, but came home happy and talking nonstop about everything they did..."

Katie, Camp Parent

"My son had a great experience as a first timer at Adventure Links. His little brother can't wait to go next year too!"

Maria, Camp Parent

"My son says that Adventure Links camp 'is exhausting, tiring, fun, exhilarating, and a stamina workout'. He can't wait to try another AL [Adventure Links] camp next summer."

Kathy, Camp Parent

"She had a great time. It was interesting and she learned new things that she would not have learned elsewhere. Highly recommend it to kids who like to be outside."

Melissa, Camp Parent

frequently asked questions

About Adventure Links

Preparing for Summer Camp

Attending Summer Camp

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Are you ready to give your kids the summer of a lifetime?

Adventure Links at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park

Our camps in Northern Virginia are located on 425-acres at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park in Clifton, VA. Hemlock Overlook Regional Park is managed by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, and Adventure Links has partnered with NOVA Parks and is the exclusive provider of summer camps and team building at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park.